Amstelveen

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Dutch Amstelveen.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Amstelveen

  1. A municipality of North Holland, Netherlands.

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Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

First attested as amestelrevene in 1308. From Amstel (Amstel, a river) +‎ veen (peat bog, marsh).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /ˌɑmstəlˈveːn/
  • Hyphenation: Am‧stel‧veen

Proper noun[edit]

Amstelveen n

  1. Amstelveen (a city and municipality of North Holland, Netherlands) without city rights.
    Synonym: Turvegat (Carnival nickname)

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